From the Inside Flap
Reduce and Even Reverse the Effects of Arthritis—Naturally!
Do you struggle with stiffness, pain, loss of joint function, and swelling due to arthritis? Millions of people suffer on a daily basis from these and other symptoms of arthritis. Traditionally, doctors prescribe an ongoing cycle of anti-inflammatory medication to reduce pain. Here you will find natural alternatives to heavy doses of medicine, such as improving your diet, increasing vitamins and minerals, and using specific herbs to regain your active lifestyle.
Dr. Michael T. Murray, author of the bestselling books Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine
and The Healing Power of Herbs,
offers specific courses of treatment and gives guidelines for whole-body wellness that combat and even reverse the effects of arthritis. In Arthritis
you will learn:
·What causes osteoarthritis, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis
·How to understand the disease process
·Why natural supplements help when prescribed medications don't
·How specific foods protect against joint damage
·Which herbal medicines reduce inflammation
·And much, much more!
By understanding the disease process and using the whole-body wellness approach found in Arthritis
you will be on your way to a more healthful and pain-free lifestyle!
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From the Back Cover
A "must have," this user-friendly resource provides all of the essentials of women's health: how to promote it, the societal factors that so greatly impact it, and how to choose wisely among the wide range of health care modalities available. Addressing the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of health, it offers concrete guidelines for promoting wellness and recognizing illness. Included are discussions of societal factors that influence health and healthcare, as well as controversial issues such as the necessity of surgical interventions. A critique of both traditional and commonly used alternative therapies and remedies provides a complete picture of the health care options available today.
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